All posts tagged grief

Helen Macdonald, author of “H is for Hawk”

Helen Macdonald—author of “H is for Hawk,” a wildly-acclaimed, multifaceted memoir that recounts Macdonald’s struggle with the debilitating grief spawned by her father’s sudden death, and her singular solution to that struggle: training a goshawk, a large and particularly fierce bird of prey—explains that at 37, she had not yet experienced profound loss, so her dad’s passing generated an extra emotional wallop. Read more…

John W. James, co-author of “The Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet Loss”

John W. James— founder of the Grief Recovery Institute and co-author of newly-published “The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss—recalls the personal circumstances that led him into this field more than 35 years ago. Read more…

Jon Katz, New York Times bestselling author

Jon Katz–New York Times bestselling author of 20 books (seven novels and 13 nonfiction books), most recently “Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die” – discusses the genesis of the new book, in which Katz provides a largely personal and anecdotal treatise for those who’ve lost a pet. Read more…